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Backstage: Mariah Carey, Paramore and more…

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A round-up of the latest live events news…

Paramore and Blink-182 are set to headline the inaugural Adjacent Music Festival, which will take place on New Jersey’s Atlantic City Beach in May next year. The festival will also feature performances from Wheatus, Jimmy Eat World and Idles. 

British singer Sam Smith has announced their official UK and Europe headline tour to celebrate their fourth studio album, Gloria. 

The UK tour will kick off in Sheffield on April 12 next year, before heading to Ireland, London, Glasgow, Birmingham and on to Europe. The tour will end at Manchester’s AO Arena at the end of May. 

Green Day and Eddie Vedder are due to headline Innings Festival, which is set to return to Arizona’s Tempe Beach and Tempe Arts Park in February. 

The two-day event will feature 18 bands across two stages with performances from Weezer, Marcus Mumford, The Black Crowes, The Offspring, The Pretty Reckless and more. 

It may be too early to say the ‘C word’ but Christmas is on its way as Mariah Carey has announced her ‘Merry Christmas to All!’ event. The special two-date run will be held on December 11 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and on December 13 at Madison Square Garden in New York. 

Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy has announced the upcoming North American run of his ‘The Sonder Tour’. 

Produced by Live Nation, the 28-date tour run will begin in Vancouver with stops at Madison Square Garden in New York, Dallas, Nashville, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston and Philadelphia.